Roswell Morse Shurtleff papers

Collection ID:
Shurtleff, Roswell Morse, 1838-1915
1862-1871 and [undated]
Physical Description:
14 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Art works, letter, and photographs.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3472: A letter from Shurtleff to Charles Lang Freer, March 2, [n.y.], thanking him "for the check and the kind words of commendation of my work. I shall hope to be represented in your future exhibitions...." Also included is a snapshot of a painting by Shurtleff owned by George Russel, Detroit, Michigan.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1872: Six sketchbooks; three watercolors; two pencil sketches; and a photograph of a painting by Shurtleff.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Landscape painter; New York City and Adirondacks, N.Y.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1872 and 3472 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 1872: Originals returned to lender, George Teale, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 3472 donated 1978 by George Russel, an American ar collector. Material on reel 1872 donated 1980 by George R. Teale, who inherited the material from his family.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Landscape painting -- 19th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Landscape painters -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Freer, Charles Lang, 1856-1919 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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